Murakami Station (Niigata)

Murakami Station (村上駅, Murakami eki) is a railway station in the city of Murakami, Niigata, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

Murakami Station

村上駅
Murakami Station, April 2008
Location11-11 Tabutamachi, Murakami-shi, Niigata-ken 958-0854
Japan
Coordinates38°13′12.7″N 139°27′48.6″E
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Uetsu Main Line
Distance71.4 km from Niitsu
Platforms1 side + 1 island platforms
Tracks3
Other information
StatusStaffed (Midori no Madoguchi)
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened1 November 1914
Traffic
Passengers (FY2017)1663
Location
Murakami Station
Location within Japan

Lines

Murakami Station is served by the Uetsu Main Line, and is 59.4 kilometers from the starting point of the line at Niitsu Station.

Station layout

The station consists of one side platform and one island platform connected by a footbridge. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.

Platforms

1  Uetsu Main Line for Niigata and Niitsu
2  Uetsu Main Line (starting trains)
3  Uetsu Main Line for Tsuruoka and Sakata

Adjacent stations

« Service »
Uetsu Main Line
Sakamachi Inaho Fuya
Iwafunemachi Local Majima

History

Murakami Station opened on 1 November 1914. The station building was rebuilt in 1964. With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2017, the station was used by an average of 1663 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[1]

Surrounding area

  • National Route 345
  • Murakami City Hall
  • Murakami Post Office
  • Murakami General Hospital
  • Senami Onsen

See also

References

  1. 各駅の乗車人員 (2017年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2017)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2018. Retrieved 11 September 2018.


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